Perth residents forced to use bottled water for drinking, cooking and cleaning due to toxic contamination

Perth residents forced to use bottled water for drinking, cooking and cleaning due to toxic contamination

Toxic chemicals have seeped into the water supply of a suburb in Perth’s south, forcing residents to rely on bottled water for drinking, cooking and cleaning. People living in parts of Jandakot have been told PFAS, a carcinogenic chemical used by firefighters, has contaminated their groundwater. They have been told it is too dangerous to … Read more

Manston migrant processing centre now empty after earlier overcrowding | Politics News

Manston migrant processing centre now empty after earlier overcrowding | Politics News

There are now no people at the Manston migrant processing centre after it experienced severe overcrowding earlier this month. The Home Office site in Kent, where thousands of migrants who have arrived in small boats have been taken since it opened in February, currently has zero people in it. In recent weeks Manston, a former … Read more

Emergencies Act inquiry to hear from 2 senior cabinet ministers today

Emergencies Act inquiry to hear from 2 senior cabinet ministers today

The inquiry into the federal government’s use of emergency powers to respond to anti-COVID-19 vaccine mandate protests that blocked trade corridors and gridlocked parts of downtown Ottawa this past winter will hear from two senior cabinet ministers today. Public Safety Minister Marco Mendicino and Intergovernmental Affairs Minister Dominic LeBlanc will state their cases for the … Read more

Russian prankster impersonating Macron spoke to Poland’s Duda after blast

Russian prankster impersonating Macron spoke to Poland’s Duda after blast

WARSAW, Nov 22 (Reuters) – The Polish president spoke to a hoax caller pretending to be France’s Emmanuel Macron on the night that a missile hit a village near the Ukrainian border, his office said on Tuesday, an admission likely to raise questions about its operations. In a 7-1/2 minute recording of the call posted … Read more

Collapsed crypto exchange FTX has about $1.24 billion of cash in total — but still owes at least $3.1 billion

Collapsed crypto exchange FTX has about .24 billion of cash in total — but still owes at least .1 billion

In this photo illustration, a bitcoin logo seen displayed on a smartphone with a FTX logo on the background.  Avishek Das | Lightrocket | Getty Images FTX’s vast web of entities had a total of around $1.24 billion in cash balances as of Nov. 20, according to a new court filing out late Monday. The … Read more

Lost Soul Aside to be published by Sony Interactive Entertainment

Lost Soul Aside to be published by Sony Interactive Entertainment

Sony Interactive Entertainment will publish Ultizero Games-developed action RPG and PlayStation China Hero Project title Lost Soul Aside worldwide, the companies announced. It will be available for PlayStation 5 and PlayStation 4. Here is an overview of the game, via Sony Interactive Entertainment: The first trailer of Lost Soul Aside was released in 2016 and … Read more

Cuban singer-songwriter Pablo Milanés dead at 79

Cuban singer-songwriter Pablo Milanés dead at 79

HAVANA — Pablo Milanés, the Latin Grammy-winning balladeer who helped found Cuba’s “nueva trova” movement and toured the world as a cultural ambassador for Fidel Castro’s revolution, has died in Spain, where he had been under treatment for blood cancer. He was 79. One of the most internationally famous Cuban singer-songwriters, he recorded dozens of … Read more